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July 2017

IVMF Awarded Nearly a Quarter of a Million Dollars

July 28, 2017

In separate grants, the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) and IBM Center for the Business of Government awarded the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) research and evaluation division over $235,000 to study strategies and approaches to reinvent traditional federal and state government policies, programs and coordination of services among agencies to fundamentally improve support of veterans and Read more

Syracuse University to Invest $100 Million in Academic Programs, Student Experience

July 26, 2017

Syracuse University announced Invest Syracuse: Advancing Academic Excellence and the Student Experience, a $100 million initiative to provide all students with a distinctive, world-class learning experience to prepare them for professional and personal success. “Invest Syracuse is the engine for advancing the University’s academic programs and the student experience,” says Chancellor Kent Syverud. “It will elevate our academic excellence, provide Read more

University Awarded $4 Million to Boost Retention of Minority Students in STEM

July 13, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $4 million grant to Syracuse University to lead an effort to develop and implement strategies for augmenting the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs of study and careers. The five-year grant, which runs through 2022, was awarded as part of the NSF’s Louis Stokes Alliance Read more

Undergraduate Research Gets Major Boost from New Program

July 13, 2017

Syracuse’s Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising (CFSA) recently chose nine undergraduate researchers to participate in the newly created Young Research Fellows Program (YRFP). Funding for this Universitywide program, including a two-year stipend, is made possible by a gift from Elliott Portnoy ’86 and his wife, Estee.  “An early start on independent research and creative inquiry allows students more time Read more

June 2017

Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Cornell University Awarded $1.5 Million Grant from SBA

June 20, 2017

Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), in partnership with the School of Hotel Administration, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University, has been awarded $1,500,000 by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This is one of two cooperative agreements for Boots to Business (B2B), the entrepreneurial track of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program and Read more

May 2017

Carol Satchwell Named Assistant Dean for Advancement for the Newhouse School

May 19, 2017

Carol M. Satchwell G’11 has been named assistant dean for advancement for the Newhouse School, effective May 1. Satchwell is responsible for the development of the strategic plan for the Newhouse Office of Advancement and coordinates the school’s fundraising efforts. “We are pleased to welcome Carol to Newhouse,” says Dean Lorraine Branham. “Her experience in higher education, her leadership skills Read more

$5 Million Gift From Board of Trustees Chairman Steven W. Barnes ’82 to Help Create a State-of-the-Art Health, Wellness and Recreation Complex

May 19, 2017

A new state-of-the-art, health, wellness and recreation complex, which until now has been a conceptual component in the draft Campus Framework, is now one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to the vision and generosity of Board of Trustees Chairman Steven W. Barnes ’82 and his wife, Deborah. For many years, the Barnes family has supported the University—both in Read more

Students Awarded Fulbright Opportunities Around the World

May 10, 2017

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has awarded several Syracuse University students the opportunity to explore their research and teaching interests around the world for the 2017-18 academic year. Five students were selected to participate in the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program; two students were awarded study/research grants. The research grants and ETAs are awarded through the Fulbright U.S. Student Read more

Student Donation Brings Charge to Electric Vehicles on Campus

May 10, 2017

As a student entrepreneur who runs the clean-tech company SparkCharge, Josh Aviv ’14 (and a graduate student in the School of Information Studies) says he was surprised to learn there were no locations on campus to charge an electric vehicle. Electric cars are equipped to be charged using a wall socket, but that takes longer than the charging stations themselves. Read more

2017-18 Remembrance Scholars Chosen

May 10, 2017

Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2017-18 Remembrance Scholars. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The students, who were returning from a semester of study in London Read more

2017 Make Your Mark Giving Effort Kicks Off Today

May 9, 2017

As Syracuse University approaches Commencement and the end of the 2016-17 academic year, The Fund for Syracuse is kicking off its second “Make Your Mark” fundraising campaign. The goal? To add 2,500 donors by June 30, 2017. Annual gifts to The Fund for Syracuse are vital to the University. They not only fill the gap between tuition dollars and the Read more

April 2017

Students Receive Prestigious Udall Scholarship

April 27, 2017

Two Syracuse University students have been selected for the prestigious Udall Scholarship and one has been named a Udall Honorable Mention. Jade Rhoads was named a Udall Scholar in the field of tribal policy. Rhoads is a junior majoring in Russian language, literature and culture in the College of Arts and Sciences and geography in the College of Arts and Read more

Gift by John ’61 and Diane Riley Creates Five-Year Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Engineering

April 26, 2017

A major gift from University Trustee John Riley ’61 and his wife, Diane, will establish a new dual degree program that allows Syracuse University students to earn both an MBA from the Whitman School and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Engineering and Computer Science in just five years. Longtime supporters of the University, the couple have endowed the Read more

Women of the University Community Honoring Student Scholarship Recipients at Spring Brunch

April 17, 2017

Now celebrating its 90th year, the Women of the University Community organization is hosting its Annual Spring Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Comstock Room of the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center. The event will celebrate the six young women who have won scholarships supported by Women of the University Read more

Christine Jolls to Deliver the Third Annual Paul Volcker Lecture

April 10, 2017

Christine Jolls will deliver the Third Annual Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Maxwell Auditorium. The lecture, “Lawmaking in a Behavioral Economics World: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Present and Future,” is free and open to the public; R.S.V.P. is strongly recommended. Professor Jolls is currently the Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor at Yale Read more

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